Development Project Manager

Discipline: Agriculture, Farming
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Competitive plus company benefits
Contact name: Louise Palmer

Contact email:
Job ref: 14621LP
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

Development Project Manager - LOCATION; France, UK or Germany

​Sumitomo Chemical is a leading international research and development company commercializing innovative crop protection products both for conventional and organic farming.

In the frame of significant investments in R&D, Sumitomo chemical wishes to strengthen its efficiency and reactivity in the region of Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

In this environment, a new position is open in our EMEA headquarter based in Saint Didier au Mont d’Or (69) – France for a: Development Project Manager H/F

In close contact with the EMEA organization, for the projects you will be assigned to (current and future portfolio for biorational and conventional products), you will be responsible for the evaluation, development, and registration trials as well as relevant sections of the registration dossiers. You will also ensure the transmission of the product know-how internally and externally through product’s training or support for demo trials protocols.

Your main tasks will be;

Plan, budget, organize, contract, and follow the field trial program

Prepare synthesis and technical summaries

Prepare (with external support) the efficacy sections of the registration dossiers

Contribute to the definitions of our product strategies

Transfer the product know-how to internal and external customers

You will benefit from a large autonomy to bring forward your proposals and secure your creativity to complete those tasks.

You will principally work in relation with;

-The Herbicides & Insecticides team leader

-The Marketing Product Managers

-Contract Research Organizations all over EU

-The relevant Global Project Managers in our headquarters in USA and Japan

-The area managers

Required skills and profile;

Knowledge: Graduate with a master’s degree in agronomy

Expertise in field experimentation and related data management, regulatory environment and ideally good expertise in the insecticide and herbicide areas (conventional and/or biorational products)

Experience: 3-5 years in technical / development positions in the agronomical research area or agrochemical industry with background in the insecticide area

Skills: Excellent communication and inter-personal skills

Good planning and organization skills

Ability to convince colleagues, customers, officials based on technical expertise

Language: Good written and oral skills in English (working language)

IT Tools: workable knowledge of Microsoft Office and ARM

Additional information

Location : France, UK or Germany

Desired start: as soon as possible

Contract: permanent contract

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